The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 457 487 372
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -115
Contract jobs citing STL 130 81 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.16% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 0.59% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 56 133
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£513 £600 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.58% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £600 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +13.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 16
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -4.00%
STL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14400 13832 13524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.88% 28.02% 29.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9882 9000 8757
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 200 261
Average hourly rate £39.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in England

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in England

STL
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

STL Hourly Rate Histogram in England

STL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +27 94 £550 -8.33% 33
South East -11 25 £350 - 14
South West +3 8 £400 - 5
East of England -6 2 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
STL
UK

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 233 (99.15%) C++
2 138 (58.72%) Multithreading
3 132 (56.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 120 (51.06%) SQL
5 116 (49.36%) Oracle
5 116 (49.36%) Linux
6 105 (44.68%) UNIX
7 67 (28.51%) Perl
8 53 (22.55%) SDLC
9 52 (22.13%) Python
9 52 (22.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 51 (21.70%) Analytical Skills
11 48 (20.43%) Banking
12 47 (20.00%) OO
13 41 (17.45%) Java
14 40 (17.02%) C#
15 39 (16.60%) Investment Banking
15 39 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
15 39 (16.60%) Oracle Database
16 37 (15.74%) Windows
16 37 (15.74%) OLTP
17 34 (14.47%) Front Office
18 33 (14.04%) Finance
18 33 (14.04%) Low Latency
19 31 (13.19%) Fixed Income
19 31 (13.19%) Subversion
20 28 (11.91%) RDBMS
20 28 (11.91%) Relational Database
21 27 (11.49%) Bash Shell
22 26 (11.06%) SQL Server

STL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.70%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.43%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.23%) TCP/IP
2 16 (6.81%) 3G
2 16 (6.81%) 2G
3 11 (4.68%) Wireshark
3 11 (4.68%) SDH
4 10 (4.26%) 2.5G
5 9 (3.83%) 4G
6 6 (2.55%) 3GPP
6 6 (2.55%) SS7
6 6 (2.55%) SCCP
6 6 (2.55%) CDMA
7 3 (1.28%) Internet
8 2 (0.85%) HTTP
9 1 (0.43%) CTI
9 1 (0.43%) Multicast
9 1 (0.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.60%) Oracle Database
2 37 (15.74%) OLTP
3 28 (11.91%) RDBMS
3 28 (11.91%) Relational Database
4 26 (11.06%) SQL Server
5 24 (10.21%) MySQL
6 15 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.55%) KDB
7 6 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.70%) DB2
9 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (13.19%) Subversion
2 25 (10.64%) Visual Studio
3 16 (6.81%) NUnit
4 10 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 10 (4.26%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.70%) CppUnit
6 3 (1.28%) GDB
6 3 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.43%) GCC
7 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.43%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.43%) CasperJS
7 1 (0.43%) Moq
7 1 (0.43%) JIRA
7 1 (0.43%) Selenium
General
1 48 (20.43%) Banking
2 39 (16.60%) Investment Banking
3 34 (14.47%) Front Office
4 33 (14.04%) Finance
5 8 (3.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 215 (91.49%) Developer
2 209 (88.94%) C++ Developer
3 22 (9.36%) Senior Developer
3 22 (9.36%) Senior C++ Developer
4 20 (8.51%) C++/C# Developer
4 20 (8.51%) Software Engineer
5 19 (8.09%) C# Developer
6 13 (5.53%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (3.40%) C++ Software Developer
7 8 (3.40%) Software Developer
7 8 (3.40%) UNIX Developer
8 6 (2.55%) Development Engineer
8 6 (2.55%) Software Development Engineer
9 5 (2.13%) SQL Developer
10 4 (1.70%) Telecoms Developer
11 3 (1.28%) Linux Developer
11 3 (1.28%) Quantitative Developer
12 2 (0.85%) C++ Programmer
12 2 (0.85%) Senior C# Developer
12 2 (0.85%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (56.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 24 (10.21%) XML
3 22 (9.36%) Middleware
4 14 (5.96%) MFC
5 11 (4.68%) .NET
6 7 (2.98%) Swing
7 6 (2.55%) POSIX
8 5 (2.13%) Rendezvous
8 5 (2.13%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (1.70%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.70%) FpML
10 3 (1.28%) Ajax
10 3 (1.28%) WCF
10 3 (1.28%) Qt
11 2 (0.85%) WPF
11 2 (0.85%) Dojo
11 2 (0.85%) WinForms
11 2 (0.85%) Web Services
11 2 (0.85%) OpenGL
11 2 (0.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 52 (22.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 51 (21.70%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (13.19%) Fixed Income
4 16 (6.81%) Derivative
5 13 (5.53%) Grid Computing
6 12 (5.11%) Equities
6 12 (5.11%) Algorithms
7 11 (4.68%) Computer Science
8 10 (4.26%) Client/Server
8 10 (4.26%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 4 (1.70%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.28%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.85%) DTV
13 1 (0.43%) 3D Graphics
13 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.43%) Physics
13 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 116 (49.36%) Linux
2 105 (44.68%) UNIX
3 37 (15.74%) Windows
4 18 (7.66%) Solaris
5 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (58.72%) Multithreading
2 53 (22.55%) SDLC
3 47 (20.00%) OO
4 39 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (14.04%) Low Latency
6 23 (9.79%) Database Tuning
6 23 (9.79%) Software Engineering
7 22 (9.36%) Unit Testing
8 21 (8.94%) Risk Management
9 19 (8.09%) TDD
9 19 (8.09%) OOD
10 16 (6.81%) Scrum
11 14 (5.96%) E-Commerce
12 13 (5.53%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (4.26%) Validation
14 8 (3.40%) Algorithmic Trading
14 8 (3.40%) Risk Analysis
15 7 (2.98%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (2.98%) Electronic Trading
15 7 (2.98%) UML
Programming Languages
1 233 (99.15%) C++
2 120 (51.06%) SQL
3 67 (28.51%) Perl
4 52 (22.13%) Python
5 41 (17.45%) Java
6 40 (17.02%) C#
7 27 (11.49%) Bash Shell
8 17 (7.23%) Shell Script
9 16 (6.81%) Ruby
10 15 (6.38%) C
11 10 (4.26%) JavaScript
12 8 (3.40%) Scala
13 4 (1.70%) Korn
14 3 (1.28%) PHP
15 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (8.09%) Degree
2 17 (7.23%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.68%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.70%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Control-M
1 1 (0.43%) Puppet
1 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 116 (49.36%) Oracle
2 24 (10.21%) Sybase
3 6 (2.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.55%) TIBCO
3 6 (2.55%) Tieto
3 6 (2.55%) Dialogic
4 4 (1.70%) IBM
5 1 (0.43%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.43%) Solace
5 1 (0.43%) DataSynapse
5 1 (0.43%) Rogue Wave
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